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History of Middlesex County, Massachusetts, with Biographical Sketches of Many of Its Pioneers and Prominent Men, 3 volumes  
1 CDs | D. Hamilton Hurd, compiler | 3182pp | (1890) 2008 | US0278 | $29.95

This three-volume set provides first a history of Middlesex County, Massachusetts, as a whole, and then proceeds systematically through all fifty-four cities and towns in the county, setting forth extensive historical, biographical, and genealogical information for each of these municipalities.  (more info...)
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Vital Record of Rhode Island. 1636-1850. First Series, Births, Marriages and Deaths. A Family Register for the People, six volumes  
1 CDs | James N. Arnold | 2884pp | (1891-1894) 2008 | US0322 | $27.95

This set of volumes provides a complete transcription of surviving birth, marriage and death records for all towns in the five counties of Rhode Island, from the earliest days through 1850. The entries are arranged by county, then by town, then by record type, with citations to the original sources. (more info...)
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The Dedham Historical Register, 14 volumes  
1 CDs | 2464pp | (1890-1903) 2008 | US0351 | $27.95

Of the many local genealogical and historical journals published in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, The Dedham Historical Register was one of the best. Since Dedham had spawned all or parts of fourteen other towns, the scope of this journal is far greater than the title indicates. (more info...)
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Virginia and Virginians, 2 volumes  
1 CDs | 818pp | (1888) 2008 | US0368 | $14.95

This two-volume history focuses on individual Virginians and is replete with sketches of local individuals (see list of localities at the end of this description), detailing not only theirs and their wife’s and children’s places and dates of birth, but often providing information on previous (more info...)
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Old Virginia and Her Neighbors, 2 volumes  
1 CDs | John Fiske | 835pp | (1900) 2008 | US0376 | $14.95

All too often histories leave us with little understanding of the history of “average” citizens and how (except in time of war) they interacted with either their government or society as a whole. Although chastised by some of his reviewers for breaking up his history with the interspersion of social (more info...)
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History of Virginia  
1 CDs | Royall Bascom Smithey | 274pp | (1898) 2008 | US0389 | $4.95

Compressing over 300 years of history into a small volume, while at the same time making it interesting to school children is an arduous task. This textbook, published in 1898, does an admirable job of pulling together in a readable format, the major events in Virginia’s history. Among items of (more info...)
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Records of the Olden Time; or Fifty Years on the Priaries Embracing Sketches of the Discovery, Exploration, and Settlement of the Country, the Organization of the Counties of Putnam and Marshall, incidents and reminiscences connected therewith...  
1 CDs | Spencer Ellsworth | 751pp | (1880) 2008 | US0602 | $14.95

Previously hidden in this over 750-page unindexed volume (but now accessible via this searchable text version) are the names and origins of numerous settlers of Putnam and Marshall County, Illinois. Published in 1880, its author proposed “to trace the early settlement of that portion of our State (more info...)
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History of the Town and City of Gloucester, Cape Ann, Massachusetts (download)  
0 CDs | James R. Pringle | 389pp | US0201-DL | $14.95

In the best traditions of nineteenth-century local history, this volume provides both a narrative and a topical history of an important early Massachusetts maritime community. The history is interspersed with biographical compilations of early settlers, soldiers and sailors, and businessmen.

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History of North Brookfield, Massachusetts (download)  
0 CDs | J.H. Temple | 854pp | US0203-DL | $24.95

This volume is more than just a history of the town of North Brookfield. Temple has also included extensive extracts from the town records of Brookfield, the parent town, and has compiled genealogical accounts of most of the earliest families of the town.

North Brookfield was not set off from (more info...)
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Records and Files Of The Quarterly Courts Of Essex County Massachusetts, 1636-1683 (download)  
0 CDs | 1911-1921 | US0204-DL | $69.95

These volumes contain transcripts or extracts from the record books and loose papers of all courts that operated in the area that is now Essex County, Massachusetts, from 1636 to 1683. Nearly every person who resided for any length of time in Essex County in this period will be found in this set. (more info...)
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History of the Town of Palmer, Massachusetts (download)  
0 CDs | J.H. Temple | 653pp | 1889 (2005) | US0206-DL | $19.95

This volume is more than just a history of the town of Palmer. Temple has also included extensive extracts from the town records of Palmer, and has compiled genealogical accounts of most of the earliest families of the town.

Palmer was established as a district in 1752, having previously (more info...)
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The History of Salem, Massachusetts (download)  
0 CDs | Sidney Perley | 3 Volumes, 1714pp | (1924, 1926, 1928) 2007 | US0207-DL | $24.95

Perley has compiled an extremely detailed account of the first ninety years of the history of Salem, Massachusetts, incorporating the contents of many original documents. Perley takes note of when each resident first arrived in town, and at that point inserts a genealogical summary of the family. (more info...)
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Records of the Governor and Company of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, 1628- 1686 (download)  
0 CDs | Nathaniel B. Shurtleff | (5 vols in 6 parts) 3117pp | 1853-1854 | US0208-DL | $49.95

This massive series of volumes documents the development of the Massachusetts Bay Company into Massachusetts Bay Colony, providing a dense chronological record of the colony's civil, criminal and administrative court proceedings. Thousands of early New England colonists pass through these pages. (more info...)
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The Loyalists of Massachusetts and the Other Side of the American Revolution (download)  
0 CDs | James H. Stark | Map+610pp | (1910) 2006 | US0216-DL | $19.95

The author, sympathetic to the Loyalists, presents a history of the American Revolution in Massachusetts, from the perspective of the Loyalists. To this he appends about a hundred biographical and genealogical sketches of Massachusetts Loyalists, tracing their lives into England and Nova Scotia. (more info...)
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A Gazetteer of the State of New Hampshire (download)  
0 CDs | John Farmer and Jacob B. Moore | map + 294pp | (1823) 2007 | US0223-DL | $19.95

This very early gazetteer of New Hampshire offers many references for researchers of the area. The preface provides a thorough description of its contents in three parts, as follows:

I. A general view of the State of New-Hampshire, comprehending the boundaries and area ; divisions; face of (more info...)
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The New England Gazetteer; Containing Descriptions of All the States, Counties and Towns in New England: Also Descriptions of all the States, Counties, and Towns in New England and Fashionable Resorts within that Territory... (download)  
0 CDs | John Hayward | 522pp | (1839) 2007 | US0243-DL | $19.95

This volume combines in one alphabetical listing an exhaustive survey of the political divisions, from town to state, and the physiographic features of all six New England states. The entries range from a paragraph to several pages, covering location, population, history and commercial activities. (more info...)
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A Gazetteer of the State of Massachusetts (download)  
0 CDs | Rev. Elias Nason, M.A. | 582pp | (1874) 2007 | US0248-DL | $14.95

The author, Rev. Elias Nason, M.A., has compiled "a clear and concise topographical description, together with a brief historical and statistical notice, of the several counties, cities, towns, and villages of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts." The book offers much more than that to a family (more info...)
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Genealogical Notes, or Contributions to the Family History of Some of the First Settlers of Connecticut and Massachusetts (download)  
0 CDs | Nathaniel Goodwin | 386pp | (1856) 2006 | US0252-DL | $12.95

Nathaniel Goodwin's career as probate clerk and judge prepared him well for the compilation of the earliest published, well-documented accounts of thousands of descendants (representing hundreds of surnames) of thirty-seven early New England families, most from Wethersfield, Hartford and Windsor in (more info...)
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A Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England (download)  
0 CDs | John Farmer | 357pp | (1829) 2006 | US0261-DL | $12.95

In this volume John Farmer produced the first attempt to survey systematically the earliest immigrants to New England. Working at a time when published sources were vanishingly few, Farmer compiled a nearly complete catalog of the immigrant generation and laid the basis for similar future compendia. (more info...)
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Indiana and Indianans: A History of Aboriginal and Territorial Indiana and the Century of Statehood (download)  
0 CDs | Jacob Piatt Dunn | 2674pp | (1919) 2007 | US0262-DL | $24.95

Frequently cited in biographies of the Indianans, Dunn's five-volume history of Indiana is both thorough and readable. Beginning with prehistoric times, the writer carries the reader through each era from Indian settlement to the 1900s. Reachers stopping to read a particular entry are likely to find (more info...)
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Biographical Sketches of Loyalists of the American Revolution, With an Historical Essay (download)  
0 CDs | Lorenzo Sabine | (2 Vols) 1222pp | 1864 | US0263-DL | $29.95

Sabine has gathered in one place biographical accounts of thousands of Loyalists of the American Revolution, from all thirteen of the rebellious colonies. He has outlined the activities which defined them as Loyalists, and has traced many of them to the Maritime Provinces of Canada and to England. (more info...)
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Cleveland Congregationalists 1895: Historical Sketches of Our Twenty-Five Churches and Missions (download)  
0 CDs | Rev. A.B. Cristy, ed. | 260pp | (1896) 2007 | US0272-DL | $14.95

Cristy has collected articles on the history and organization of Congregationalism in Cleveland in the nineteenth century, followed by accounts of each of the twenty-five congregations existing in Cleveland and vicinity. The section on each congregation concludes with a complete list of members. (more info...)
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Connecticut Historical Collections, Containing a General Collection of Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, &c., Relating to the History and Antiquities of Every Town in Connecticut, with Geographical Descriptions (download)  
0 CDs | John Warner Barber | map + 574pp | (1836) 2007 | US0280-DL | $21.95

Barber has gathered a wide range of information on each county and town of Connecticut as of 1836, arranging the entries by county, followed by an account of the leading settlement in each county, and then the remaining towns in that county in alphabetical order, with many illustrations included. (more info...)
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1. Vital Record of Rhode Island. 1636-1850, 6 volumes
2. Virginia and Virginians, 2 volumes
3. History of Virginia
4. Old Virginia and Her Neighbors, 2 volumes
5. Records of the Olden Time

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